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Posted on August 6, 2020 in IRS

The Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers last month that they will need to resume paying their taxes on July 15 as its “People First Initiative” to provide tax and penalty relief in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic comes to a close.   July 15 is also the date, of course, when taxpayers were expected to […]

Posted on July 9, 2020 in IRS

The Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers Wednesday that they will need to resume paying their taxes on July 15 as its “People First Initiative” to provide tax and penalty relief in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic comes to a close. July 15 is also the date, of course, when taxpayers will be expected to […]

Posted on May 27, 2020 in IRS

This time last year, the IRS was processing federal returns with few problems — nearly 138 million by the third week in May. This year, with staff sent home because of the novel coronavirus, the agency has only processed 117 million returns, down 14 percent from last year, according to the latest statistics for the […]

Posted on April 7, 2020 in IRS

c These are truly trying times for everyone. For the Internal Revenue Service, our nation’s tax (and now stimulus) administrator, times are about to get even more hectic. The IRS is in the middle of a perfect storm. It’s in the midst of a busy filing season — with about 70 million individual tax returns […]

Posted on February 27, 2020 in IRS

Seeking the help of an accountant or tax preparer is one of the best ways to identify deductions, reduce tax liability and make sure your return is correct before filing with the IRS.  But every now and then, something happens that forces a big change in your tax situation. And when a new life event or […]